By Michael Adesanya
The Ogun State Police command on Sunday arrested two suspected armed robbers while they were robbing motorists on the long bridge of the the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The suspects were Ibrahim Nura and Isaac Kyegh.
According to a statement issued in Abeokuta, by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested on June 26.
Oyeyemi said the suspects were apprehended while attacking one Agoro Adebayo and Olalekan Toheeb whose vehicle had mechanical fault on the bridge.
He said a patrol team from Warewa division, led by the DPO Afeniforo Folake, who are on routine patrol on the bridge met them during the act.
On sighting the policemen, the suspects, the PPRO said, took to their heels and jumped under the bridge, but they were hotly chased and apprehended right under the bridge which they had turned to their hideout . A jackknife was recovered from them.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) for discreet investigation and prosecution.